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Andreas Horn

Supply Chain, Controlling & process optimization

Profileimage by Andreas Horn Supply Chain, Controlling & Prozessoptimierung from Seefeld
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  • Graduation: Diplom Volkswirt
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  • Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | Portuguese (Full Professional) | Spanish (Full Professional)
  • Last update: 27.04.2021
Profileimage by Andreas Horn Supply Chain, Controlling & Prozessoptimierung from Seefeld
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• 20 years expertise in supply chain and controlling in FMCG, Pharma & Retail
• Broad expertise in sales and demand planning and leading large scale cross functional projects • Strong analytical skills and leadership experience
• Pragmatic, hands-on approach, strong interaction with the business
• Broad international experience with five foreign languages
  • 09/2020 - 09/2020

    • European Market Leader Retail with 1000 Stores
    • >10.000 employees
    • Consumer goods and retail
  • Prognoses and Replenishment
    • Due diligence for VP Category Management on present implementation of a harmonized forecast and replenishment process
    • Interviews and workshops with key stakeholders in Supply Chain, IT, finance, external software provider, key users on local and group level
    • Identified areas for improvement and recommendation for next steps

  • 09/2020 - 09/2020

    • Top 10 Pharma company
    • >10.000 employees
    • Pharmaceuticals and medical technology
  • Define OTC process for divestment project of $600 MM portfolio
    • Coordinate supply chain, finance, regulatory, quality, commercial and buyer
    • Document and map existing supply chain set-up for 800 SKU’s.
    • Develop future supply chain set-up based on distribution, external manufacturer and Market Authority transfer scenarios

  • 09/2020 - 09/2020

    • eading European multichannel fashion retailer
    • 500-1000 employees
    • Consumer goods and retail
  • Interim Head Controlling
    • Optimized accounting structure, financial systems and processes to increase cost visibility and cope with strong growth
    • Operative controlling, budgeting and reporting
    • Lead definition and implementation of stock inventory valuation systematic to maximize write-offs within tax regulations in cooperation with IT and external tax consultants

  • 02/2019 - 10/2019

    • Market leader construction materials - chemical industry
    • 5000-10.000 employees
    • Industry and mechanical engineering
  • Interim Head Supply Chain Controlling
  • • Responsible for supply chain controlling for 12 plants 

    • Drove budgeting, forecast and reporting process for supply chain

    • Drive and monitor successful implementation of cost saving projects

    • Process owner Supply Chain Controlling for global introduction of S4/Hana  

    • Lead team of 8 controllers in production, logistics and purchasing

  • 12/2014 - 01/2018

    • Leading European grocery chain
    • >10.000 employees
    • Consumer goods and retail
  • Process improvement prognosis and replenishment
  • • Project lead in optimization of internal IT software for 7000 stores. Created and conducted IT compulsory, testing, piloting and rollout.

    • Business analyses to identify and quantify areas of improvement 

    • Coordinated sales, logistic, software engineers, database and network specialists Responsible for timing, costs and functionality 

    • Project examples: Improved algorithm for proactive stock management and introduced permanent stock inventory approach, increased fleet capacity utilization and store availability, optimized forecasting promotional items, define algorithm to clean-up inconsistencies in master data, levelling capacity utilization in supply chain.  

  • 11/2014 - 12/2015

    • Top 10 pharmaceutical company
    • >10.000 employees
    • Pharmaceuticals and medical technology
  • Process optimization quality & logistics
  • • Investigated root causes for backlog in batch releases. Set up interface between deviation system and SAP. Created visibility by automated report on status to senior management.

    • Coordinated priorities between marketing, sales, quality management and supply chain

    • Implemented process improvements to increase efficiency and to reduce backlog in batch releases in 6 months by 50%. Lead and coached team to support Qualified Person

  • 06/2006 - 03/2009

    • Wrigley GmbH
    • 5000-10.000 employees
    • Consumer goods and retail
  • Lead major growth and optimization projects within European Supply Chain
  • • Responsible for setting up supply chain for new product launches (e.g. largest launch of recent years within Western Europe: sales > $100 MM, investment > $20 MM)

    • Coordinating of interfaces between finance, purchasing, logistics, sales, marketing and product development, go to person for European management for all aspects of project

    • Responsible for quality, time, investment and product costs

    • Leading major regional margin improvement projects with several $ MM savings (lean & efficiency programs, outsourcing, production transfer, product portfolio optimization)

    • Coordinate and align sales and demand between during scale up of new projects.

    • Wrigley Supply Chain Innovation Award 2008 for investment saving $ 2 MM

    • Achieving $ 0,5 MM saving by optimizing the product portfolio, realizing 20% productivity increase on packaging line

    • Managing large international cross functional project teams (>20 employees)

Munich Area: 4-5 days
Europe: 4 days per week